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University of Houston

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University of Houston Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline April 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due July 1
Priority Application Due January 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 8,013 9,006 17,019
Accepted 4,581 4,984 9,565
Acceptance Rate 57% 55% 56%
Enrolled 1,816 1,676 3,492

UH Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


ACT Scores

(35% of Students Admitted to University of Houston Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 20 to 26
  • Math 23 to 28
  • Composite 21 to 27
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 26 28 27
Bottom 25th Percentile 20 23 21

University of Houston Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4
Foreign Language 2
Math 3
Science 2
Social Studies 3
Electives 1 1

University of Houston Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 36,586 (89%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 4,171 (10%)

University of Houston Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 15)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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